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of this was generated on social media so people came from as far away as new york and new jersey. >>> american and afghan forces rescued a doctor. top of commander of u.s. forces in afghanistan said joint forces planned, rehearsed and successfully recovered dr. joseph in eastern afghanistan. he was abducted outside the afghan capital. dr. allen says joseph will soon be rejoining his family and loved ones. formé31añ joint forceses carried out the operation his intelligence showed the doctor was in imminent danger. >>> hugo chavez will head back to cuba for cancer treatment. he announced his cancer has returned and said he would undergo treatment in havana. for the first time he said if his health worsens his successor should be vice president. chavez was elected to a third term in october. the 58-year-old already had two operations. he's had chemotherapy and radiation treatment as well. >>> today the white house will join in celebrating hanukkah. the national menorah lighting ceremony is later today. the second night of the jewish festival of lights. the u.s. air force band is also going
in egypt, mohamed morsi is rescind iing h new law. >>> a new report says new york routinely ignored warning to prepare for a catastrophic hurricane. the warning started back in 1978 when a law was passed requiring the creation of a disaster plan. never happened. largely because of tight budgets or the lack of political drive to prepare for a storm many thought would never hit. it hit. >>> he said he always thought he'd be the next college baseball player. turned out the guy loves football. johnny manziel is the first freshman to win the heisman trophy. he took the top honors saturday night after a record-breaking debut including an upset victory against number one alabama back in november. >>> finally, santa's elves may have competition in japan. penguins at an aquarium have taken on the role of santa's little helpers. in the evening they have the special task of switching on the christmas lights, but before you get excited, by day, all they do is lounge around and do little to nothing so basically it's sort of their civic duty to do the whole lights thing. that is the news. back to erica a
. the reason i say that is because something happened in new york after hurricane sandy where taxi cabs went up and charged -- >> uber went up. >> yeah. >> a lot of things went up, gasoline went up. they call that taking advantage of disaster situation. but the reason this is a win for consumers, your original question, is the convenience that, you know, the fact that you can be on a street corner. you can be in an office. i could leave this studio this morning, go on my smartphone and limousine or car waiting for me. i don't have to go out and hail it on nebraska avenue and, of course, the taxi cab commission says, you can pick up the phone and call. try calling a taxi dispatcher in this day and time. and i think also taxes. you know, this is a new business. taxes. ♪ [ male announcer ] the machines are on the move. they're curious. because they've heard that there are new machines -- brilliant ones -- and they're coming to see for themselves. machines with the technology, the scale and the ability to communicate to make the world work better. and now all the machines want in. ♪ we'll be ri
. >> items from the relief effort are expected to reach new york sometime on monday. >>> a farmer turns a 200-acre field into a giant proposal, but not everything went according to to plan. a washington man used a tractor to plow a message into the field. a little snowy out there. it wasn't until the couple was up in an airplane when his fiancee saw the message. look closely. it says jody will you marry me but the j is backyards. she decided to marry him anyway. the couple plans to get hitched next month. >> wrong j. >> it worked. >> mission accomplished right? >> that's pretty creative. >> and snow up there and snow in a lot of your home world in minnesota. >> up in minnesota, huh? >> yeah, getting some of that snowen there. >> when are we going to get some. it seems so far off with this warm weather doesn't it. >> it does. this forecast is not anything that cold. we're going to show you first warning doppler, right now. a few areas of drizzle and some light rain and that's because of a front that's skirting by to the north tonight. and we'll ta
calms of the "new york times" picked up on something that lawmaker tim cole said recently. >> the republicans should just declare victory and taking the 98% of the tax cuts that they agree on and work next year on tax reform and see if they can't get the top rate back down again. it's hard to think that that's not where they're going to end up so why not make it clean instead of ugly. >> i think it's true that many people are saying privatery what tom cole said publicly on the show. but they believe that the politically right thing to do right now is to cut that you are losses, let tax rates go up for the most wealthy and really try for significant tax reform so that 39.6% is going to be mute. >> so the good news is that negotiations do continue, there was a meeting today between president obama and house speaker john boehner. that happened at the white house today, we are frying to get more details, we're trying to get our white house chief correspondent jessica yellin on the phone and when she gets more details we'll bring it to you. >>> do you really know how much the e
area, mostly sunny skies at the airport, winds out of the northwest to about 30. new york's got rain. but for the rest, just clouds in denver and chicago. chicago, just 34. los angeles at 73. back in the bay area, the numbers today look nice. mid-60s will do it. 63 at pacifica, 64 for san jose. 66 in santa rosa. how about the extended forecast? next chance for rain for the bay area coming in wednesday. not a big rain maker. showers could linger into thursday. latter half of the weekend, you have to stay tuned, because right now some of the models are saying we'll get more rain on thursday, friday and saturday. some say we're not. so we're going to broad brush it and say partly cloudy skies. we will get wet on wednesday. we will have more details in the next 30 minutes. in the meantime, let's get the latest from phil and anne. >>> we're going to move from the weather in the bay area to the weather in sacramento politically. with this democratic supermajority now in session, changing proposition 13, the people's initiative to limit property taxation as it's called, has been on the book
. in today's office politics, alex continues her conversation with new york times columnist, nicholas kristof who share what is haunts him most of his coverage of the cambodian sex slave trade. they begin by talking the israeli/palestinian conflict. >> i have conflicting feelings because it seems to me that, you know, israel has, in recent years been undermining the prospects of precisely the two-state vision and has been adopting policies that are quasi suicidal. you have israeli policies and these extraordinary human rights groups, historians that just totally warm my soul. this group you mentioned, abbuys for human rights are going out every day siding with palestinians who are getting their olive trees chopped down, risking their own safety at times to do that. it's a courage but anymore than that, a moral courage that i think, represents the best, not only of israel but of human beings. we haven't had this problem over the years of palestinian hard liners and reinforcing israeli hard liners who then bolster the hard liners. the reason that the israeli doves are gone from the scene is ham
dramatically as a matter of fact. why are prices going down and how far? abc's john schriffen is in new york city with some answers. john, good morning. >> reporter: dan, good morning. experts say one of the reasons prices are going down, because after issues earlier this year refineries are back up and running at normal capacity on the east and west coast. with plenty of gas to go around, we'll actually see prices keep falling. drivers can play a game of driver limbo. see how low these prices will go. this weekend, as drivers pull up to the pump and check out the price of gas, they're noticing a welcome trend. >> they're lowering it. it's amazing. >> reporter: just how great has it been? take a look. a month ago, the average was $3.50. last week, it dropped to $3.40. and now, it's down, again, nearly 14 cents from the average a month ago. >> aaa's prediction is that, by christmas, we should have prices between $3.20 and $3.40. >> i'm thrilled. i mean, i have to buy gas no matter what, the fact that it costs a little bit less with christmas coming up. >> reporter: so, what's causing the sudd
. for the rest of the country, cool in chicago. rain for new york tomorrow. out of the bay area things look good. 60s for the most part. 64 at mountainview on monday. 63 at antioch and 64 in danville. the north bay, napa valley and mohammed valley things look -- gnome valley things look nice. -- mohammed valley. it may rain, it may not. boy did that sound like a weatherman. stupid tomorrow we will have -- stay tuned tomorrow. we will have more details. >> thank you, brian. the changing of prop 13 may be the first for the super majority fight in sacramento. >> yes. we have more on the people initiative to win the property taxation. that prop 13. we asked him about the pieces. >> there are a lot of piece to it. prop 13 says to pass a special tax for schools, for example -- . >> or libraries. >> or libraries or parks, 2/3 is the threshold that voters must support it for so it can be enacted. we are suggesting 35 years ago lowered to 55%. this past november partial taxes for schools. >> so, you want to drop it down. but again, when it comes to homeowners and the idea of prop 13, even that ha
in three consumers would consider a mortgage from wal-mart. that's a look at business at the new york stock exchange, i'm with theoustron bloomberg on the weekend report for wbal-tv 11 news. >> 'tis the season for giving and all this weekend many downtown attractions are doing just. that dozens of ballot's top sites are offering visitors a chance to take in the sightss for a dollar or less. >> they're giving a great opportunity for families who wouldn't normally come downtown but also a good way to draw people into downtown during the busy holiday season. >> you can go to our website for more information, wbaltv.com, click on local news. the battle of the beltway is what ravens fans are expecting for tonight's game against the washington redskins. here's a look at events around town today. >> if it rains today it might come in the form of purple rain at fedexfield. fans of the ravens and redskins are talking smack over who's going to come out on top. more on the battle of the beltway. >> flacco, the pass, boldin, a touchdown. >> this latest edition of the battle of the beltway isn't until s
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